Distance education is becoming popular | Verify all the details before taking admission

October 23rd, 2010| Education.

Distance education is becoming popular | Verify all the details before taking admission

In accordance with the changing times, the demand for distance education courses is increasing.  Many employees and professionals are showing interest in these courses.  Some persons and organizations are trying to misuse the increased demand.  Unrecognized Universities and Study centers are cheating students with attractive advertisements.  Some other organizations are conducting these courses with inadequate facilities.  Some information for those people who want to pursue their education through distance mode –

If the University is offering distance education courses, the course should be recognized by the University Grants Commission.  If any other organization is offering distance education they can only award Diplomas.  For all other courses the organizations should have the recognization, of Distance Education Council. Therefore before joining any distance education course, check whether the organizations which are offering the course are recognized or not.

To offer professional courses, the organizations should have some additional permission.  For example, AICTE permission for MBA courses, NCTE permission for BEd courses is compulsory.  Go through the syllabus of the course being offered by the university.  Compare the syllabus with other University syllabus.  Many people want to join in an organization, which is near to their homes. Find out the details like teaching and other facilities.  Some organizations admit students in more numbers.  The quality of the course is affected with a huge difference in the ratio of student and teacher.  Every 60 students should have a teacher in distance mode of education.  Verify whether the answer sheets are evaluated at the university or not.  The exam schedule should also be convenient and it is better to join in institutions which follow online method.

Some Universities are offering on demand examination and take admission in such institutions.

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